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Dorothy Viola Sekavec 1925-2019
Ronald E. “Ron” Schepmann

BROWNELL — Dorothy Viola Sekavec, age 93, passed away on April 26, 2019 at Cedar Village in Ness City, Kansas.  She was born on May 5, 1925 in Bazine, Kansas the daughter of Alex and Elizabeth Stieben Ehrlich.

On July 10, 1943 she married Harvey Sekavec in Bazine.  To this union, four sons were born.  Dorothy was a faithful and lifelong member of St. Paul’s Congregational Church of Bazine, where she sang in the choir and worked with the Ladies Aid.  Dorothy was a homemaker and always ready to lend a helping hand and she enjoyed doing things for her family and others.

Her parents preceded her in death as did her husband, Harvey on June 6, 2002.  She is survived by her sons, Dale and his wife, Brenda, of Garden City, Ron and his wife, Linda, of Ness City, Marvin and his wife, Twylia, of Brownell, and Gerald and his wife, Judy, of Hays; six grandsons, Matthew, Daniel, Caleb, Michael, Jeremy, and Christopher and 13 great grandchildren, Kaden, Macon, Onna, Valerie, Brendon, Christian, Taylor, Riley, Ellie, Brynlie, Jace, Noah, and Aubrey.

Funeral service will be on Friday, May 3, 2019, 2:00 p.m. at St. Paul Congregational Church, Bazine.  Burial in the Bazine Cemetery. Viewing will be held at Fitzgerald Funeral Home, Ness City on Thursday, May 2, 2019 from 9:00 a.m. until 8:00 p.m. with the family present from 6-8 p.m.

Memorial contributions may be given to St. Paul’s Congregational Church, Bazine. Memories and words of support may be left for the family at

Funeral arrangements provided by 

Fitzgerald Funeral Home

207 N. Pennsylvania Ave

Ness City, Kansas  67560

The Great Bend (Kan.) Tribune, Tuesday, April 30, 2019